1. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  2. Mud Song by Terry Thaxton
  3. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  4. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
  5. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
Department of English Graduate Programs
Fayeza Hasanat

Fayeza Hasanat, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. from University of Florida (2005)

Research Interests

Literature of the British Empire; English Novel, Gender Studies;  Translation Studies; Postcolonial Theory;  South Asian Diaspora 

Selected Publications


  • Nawab Faizunnesa’s RupJalal (Translation and Commentary). Leiden : E. J. Brill Publishers, 2009


  • Forthcoming  “Muslim Women Writers in Colonial Bengal.” Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. Online Edition. Ed. Suad Joseph. www.brill.nl/ewio. Forthcoming.
  •   “In the Light of What We Know about the Good Muslims of Brick Lane and beyond: Religion, Diaspora and the Politics of a Homing Desire in the writings of Zia Haider Rahman, Tahmima Anam and Monica Ali. South Asian Diaspora, Special Issue.  Eds. Mandal and Jain. Asiatic, June 2017. http:// www.asiatic.iium.edu
  •  "Sultana’s Utopian Awakening: An Ecocritical Reading of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain’s Sultana’s Dream.” A Feminist Foremother: Critical Essays on Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. Eds.Quayum and Hasan. New Delhi: Orient Black Swan, 2016. 
  •  “Three Kinds of History, Three Women’s Texts, and the Futility of Diasporic Desire in Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters and The Tree Bride. Bharati Mukherjee: Critical Perspectives. Ed. Somdatta Mandal. New Delhi: Pencraft  International. 2010.
  • “Recasting Muslim Women,” in South Asian Review, 28: 2 (June 2007), 76-97.

Updated: Aug 9, 2018

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